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PivotGridControl.OLAPDataProvider Property

Gets or sets which data provider should be used to bind to an OLAP cube.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraPivotGrid

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraPivotGrid.v24.1.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Win.PivotGrid


public OLAPDataProvider OLAPDataProvider { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Default Description
OLAPDataProvider Default

A OLAPDataProvider enumeration member that specifies which data provider should be used to bind to an OLAP cube.

Available values:

Name Description

The default OLAP provider (see the respective property description for details).


The ADOMD.NET data provider.


The OLE DB data provider.


The XMLA data access standard.


Pivot Grid Control can use one of the following data providers to communicate with the Microsoft Analysis Services server.

  • OLE DB for OLAP

    Provides basic OLAP binding capabilities.


    Offers certain performance gains when compared to OLE DB, and yet allows you to retrieve OLAP member format strings and properties from the server.

  • XMLA

    An open XML-based standard that does not require any data access libraries or data providers to be installed on the client system. Nevertheless, it supports all OLAP features available in OLE DB and ADOMD.NET.

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